NEWS 25 TEAM

Grant Chighizola

Grant Chighizola was raised in Picayune, Mississippi and graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2019 with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Political Science. As a lover of sports, he served as the Sports Editor…

Janae Jordan

Janae Jordan is from Prichard,Alabama. Janae graduated from Troy University in 2020 with a Master’s in Strategic Communications and in 2019 with a Bachelor’s in Broadcast Journalism . While at Troy University she was an anchor, producer and reporter for…

Jazell Ladner

Jazell Ladner is from Pass Christian, MS and graduated from Mississippi State in 2019 with a Bachelor’s degree in public relations and a minor in journalism. She was a journalist for the university’s magazine Vision. In her spare time Jazell can…

Joe Sullivan

Joe Sullivan has been the News Director at WXXV since 2014. He leads a talented group of Reporters, Producers, Anchors and Meteorologists. Since Joe has been News Director, WXXV has expanded from 90 minutes of News a day in 2015…

Kate Holzhauser

Kate Magandy Holzhauser is a Gulfport resident with more than 30 years in journalism. An Ole Miss grad with a bachelor’s degree in journalism, Kate was at the Sun Herald for 28 years, serving as a copy editor, sports editor,…

Lori Buhring

Lori Buhring comes to WXXV-TV with six years of broadcasting experience. She started her career as a Producer in Jackson, Mississippi. Eventually, Lori headed to Montana to report News and Sports. She braved feet of snow before heading back down…

Lorraine Weiskopf

Lorraine Weiskopf was raised in Covington, Louisiana, and graduated with honors from Southeastern Louisiana University in 2020. During her four years she earned a degree in Mass Communication and a degree in Spanish. She also participated in a global partnership…

Meggan Gray

Meggan Gray was born and raised in Gulfport, Mississippi. The former “Miss SJS” attended St. John High School (now St. Patrick High) before graduating Magna Cum Laude from Auburn University in 2003 with a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication. Her first…

Rick Gogreve

Rick Gogreve was born and raised in New Orleans. He graduated from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication with a concentration in Broadcasting. When not out reporting, Rick likes to keep up with the New Orleans…

Sabria Reid

Sabria Reid was raised in Austin, Texas and takes pride in graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). During her time at UNLV, Sabria was a student worker for UNLV TV…

SPORTS TEAM

Ansley Brent

Ansley Brent was born and raised in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. She graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi with a degree in Communication Studies and Journalism. Ansley enjoys telling all stories, but sports are her favorite to cover. When she is…

Jeff Haeger

A native of Pass Christian and a St. Stanislaus alum, Jeff Haeger comes to News 25 from right in our backyard. He most recently spent more than three years working as the sports reporter for WHLT-TV in Hattiesburg, where he…

YOUR WEATHER AUTHORITY

Brittany Warden

Brittany Warden was born and raised on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. She attended Harrison Central High School before moving on to college. Brittany graduated from Mississippi State University in 2020 with a degree in Geoscience with a concentration in Broadcast…

Rob Knight

Chief Meteorologist Rob Knight is a familiar face along the Mississippi Gulf Coast, having been an on-air personality in the local area since 2005. Rob is originally from New York, but traveled and forecasted weather around the world as an…

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